Giulietta Spudich writes from Triratna publishers Windhorse Publications with news of their work with prisons.
“Recently, we wrote on our blog regarding Windhorse Publications’ efforts to send Dharma books to prisoners. In response, we received this warm message:
“Just a quick note to let you know how delighted and impressed I am with your generosity towards prisoners. I am Buddhist prison chaplain at HMPs Elmley and Standford Hill, and cover for Maidstone, Rochester and Swaleside....
We’d like to share some moving words from a group of readers we have had for years now. On request, our Publishing Controller Michelle sends free Windhorse Publications books and written replies to prisoners. The gratitude with which they receive them is touching. These books and letters enhance their lives, and in a place where there is a lot of time for reflection, they can find greater self awareness and understanding through the Dharma.